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Hear the very latest on the use of language technology in news production: from machine translation to synthetic voices – the latest BBC World Service experiment.
The growing power of social networks has led to some news organisations skipping their website entirely and going straight to social. This panel at the recent news:rewired aimed to look at variations on this strategy and discuss their pros, cons and pitfalls.
Check out the slides and audio recordings from Malachy Browne, managing editor at reported.ly, and Ramaa Sharma, head of social media at BBC World Service, followed by audio of the full session including Mashable’s global head of news, Louise Roug, moderator Holly Brockwell, editor in chief of Gadgette, and the full panel Q&A.
Journalists and newsrooms have access to more data than ever about their stories and how, when, why and where they are being read. But which metrics are actually valuable? And by what lens should newsrooms assess their work?
Analytics expert Stijn Debrouwere and City A.M. social and digital media director Martin Ashplant were joined by John LoGioco, executive vice-president at Outbrain, to discuss their views and experiences on the subject at the most recent news:rewired.
After another sell-out day of tips, tools and trends in modern journalism in July, we can now announce the next news:rewired conference will take place on Tuesday 3 February 2015.
As social media has become an essential part of journalism, tools for searching, monitoring and curating content from around the web are increasingly part of a journalist’s day-to-day toolbox – both for newsgathering and engaging users.
At the next news:rewired conference on 23 July Sarah Marshall, social media editor EMEA at The Wall Street Journal, and Richard Moynihan, social media editor at The Telegraph, will lead a session on tools, tips and techniques for journalists using social media.
In the meantime, here are 12 social media tools that journalists can try:
We’re pleased to announce Parse.ly, the web analytics experts, as the latest sponsor of the next news:rewired digital journalism conference.
The conference will take place on Wednesday 23 July at MSN UK’s headquarters in London, where leading online journalists will share their work and advice in making the most of online tools and opportunities.
Parse.ly’s Clare Carr will lead a post-lunch workshop demonstrating how audience insights can be useful to offer more relevant and engaging content as part of a wider editorial strategy, with the aim of improving metrics such as unique visitors, time-on-site and return visits.
Other news:rewired sessions announced so far include a discussion on the use of private social network in journalisms, a workshop on finding documents, data and social media content to support stories, spreadsheet skills for journalists and key social media tools.
Shorthand are the latest sponsor of news:rewired
Journalists, editors and other media professionals packed into MSN UK’s office in Victoria, London, yesterday for the 11th news:rewired digital journalism conference.
Highlights on the agenda included a keynote speech from Buzzfeed editorial director Jack Shepherd and sessions on short-form video, immersive storytelling and using Instagram for news.
Below is a Storify of some of the tweets from the day.
And if you missed news:rewired this time around, you can still catch up with all the sessions and workshops from the day on video with one of our digital tickets.
This session at the news:rewired conference, in London today, was a workshop for journalists to look at how they can protect themselves, their sources, and their stories online.
We’re pleased to announce the initial speakers confirmed for news:rewired, and just a handful of the subjects to be covered on the day.
The one-day conference will take place on Thursday 20 February, at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London. The event will feature a range of sessions, workshops and panel discussions, covering key issues in digital journalism and sharing practical tips and inspirational case studies showing how newsrooms are making the most of digital platforms.
Subjects to be covered on the day will include social media judgement and shareable stories, doing data journalism on a budget, engaging with the community and ways to ensure your online security – plus much more.
Tickets are available for £130 +VAT.
If you’re after more than the one day, we are also offering an additional half-day extension of news:rewired, with our news:rewired+ tickets. These give you entry to the Thursday conference and an additional three-hour, hands-on practical workshop the following day, Friday 21 February, for just £220 +VAT. Delegates can choose from the three following workshops: web-native video, data visualisations and searching social & verification.